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From left to right: Daniel Weisberg, CEO of the New Teacher Project, New York State Education Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia, New York City School Chancellor Carmen Farin and moderator Dr. Timothy McNiff, the Archdiocese of New York Superintendent of Schools.
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Panel Discussions Addresses Negative Public Perception of the Common Core

A panel discussion with leaders in childhood education that took place at the Sheen Center last Sunday addressed the negative public perception of the Common Core State Standards Initiative. Launched in 2009, The Common Core is a state-led effort to ensure that students, regardless of where they reside, are meeting standards for college and entry-level job positions, but the initiatives […]

Critics of Education Policy Grow Louder at Elections Approach
Midterm Elections 2014 / Politics

Critics of Education Policy Grow Louder at Elections Approach

Teacher unions, which hold a lot of power in the Democratic Party, now oppose the Common Core.

Common Core curriculam brings challenges and hope to Chicago teachers
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Common Core curriculam brings challenges and hope to Chicago teachers

Common Core is a national program establishing principles to be reached at each grade level in reading and math.